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1. Pocahontas (1995)

G | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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58 Metascore

An English soldier and the daughter of an Algonquin chief share a romance when English colonists invade seventeenth-century Virginia.

Directors: Mike Gabriel, Eric Goldberg | Stars: Mel Gibson, Linda Hunt, Christian Bale, Irene Bedard

Votes: 121,216 | Gross: $141.60M

2. Smoke Signals (1998)

PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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76 Metascore

Young Indian man Thomas is a nerd in his reservation, wearing oversize glasses and telling everyone stories no-one wants to hear. His parents died in a fire in 1976, and Thomas was saved by... See full summary »

Director: Chris Eyre | Stars: Adam Beach, Evan Adams, Irene Bedard, Gary Farmer

Votes: 8,266 | Gross: $6.72M

3. Geronimo: An American Legend (1993)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, History, Western

6.5
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The story of the Apache chief and his armed resistance to the US Government's subjugation of his people.

Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Jason Patric, Gene Hackman, Robert Duvall, Wes Studi

Votes: 6,726 | Gross: $13.74M

4. Chato's Land (1972)

PG | 100 min | Western

6.6
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After Pardon Chato, a mestizo, kills a US marshal in self-defense, a posse pursues him, but as the white volunteers advance deep in Indian territory they become more prey than hunters, ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Charles Bronson, Jack Palance, James Whitmore, Simon Oakland

Votes: 3,363

5. Skinwalkers (2002 TV Movie)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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The story revolves around the legend of the skin walkers or "S Dubs", a folk legend from Utah about the spirits of murdered Indians returning to seek revenge upon those who disrespect the land.

Director: Chris Eyre | Stars: Harrison Lowe, James Dalgam, Adam Beach, Saginaw Grant

Votes: 763

6. Dance Me Outside (1994)

R | 84 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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A story of life on a First Nation reserve in Ontario: Silas and Frank are trying to get into college to train to be mechanics but they find themselves having to deal with girls, family ... ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce McDonald | Stars: Ryan Rajendra Black, Adam Beach, Jennifer Podemski, Michael Greyeyes

Votes: 908 | Gross: $0.30M

7. Squanto: A Warrior's Tale (1994)

PG | 102 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

6.1
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Historically inaccurate chronicle of Squanto's life prior to and including the arrival of the "Mayflower" in 1620.

Director: Xavier Koller | Stars: Adam Beach, Mandy Patinkin, Sheldon Peters Wolfchild, Irene Bedard

Votes: 889 | Gross: $3.34M

8. Geronimo (1962)

101 min | Action, Biography, History

5.9
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An Apache warrior who defies U.S. attempts to bring the Indians under control grapples with an array of U.S. soldiers sent to subdue his revolt. Sympathetic scouts seek to bring Geronimo ... See full summary »

Director: Arnold Laven | Stars: Chuck Connors, Kamala Devi, Pat Conway, Armando Silvestre

Votes: 722

9. The Education of Little Tree (1997)

PG | 112 min | Drama

7.3
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Little Tree is an 8-year-old Cherokee boy, who, during the time of the depression, loses his parents and starts to live with his Indian grandma and grandpa and learn the wisdom of the ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Friedenberg | Stars: James Cromwell, Joseph Ashton, Tantoo Cardinal, Mika Boorem

Votes: 1,243 | Gross: $0.12M

10. Powwow Highway (1989)

R | 88 min | Drama

7.3
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Depicts the struggles of reservation-dwelling Native Americans in the North Central United States. The main character is an introspective and lovable person in a process of seeking pride ... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Wacks | Stars: Gary Farmer, A Martinez, Joanelle Romero, Amanda Wyss

Votes: 1,304 | Gross: $0.28M

11. Black Cloud (2004)

PG-13 | 97 min | Drama

6.1
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Black Cloud, is an inspirational story about a young Navajo, Native American boxer, who overcomes personal challenges as he comes to terms with his heritage, while fighting his way for a spot on the US Olympic boxing team.

Director: Ricky Schroder | Stars: Eddie Spears, Russell Means, Julia Jones, Tim McGraw

Votes: 436

12. Crazy Horse (1996 TV Movie)

90 min | Action, Biography, Drama

6.4
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The legendary Native American chieftain refuses to go with his people peacefully to the reservation and starts a rebellion.

Director: John Irvin | Stars: Michael Greyeyes, Victor Aaron, Nathaniel Arcand, Frankie Avina

Votes: 275

13. Apache (1954)

Not Rated | 91 min | Romance, Western

6.4
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Refusing to let himself be re-settled on a Florida reservation,Massai,an Apache warrior,escapes his captors and returns to his homeland to become a peaceful farmer.

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Jean Peters, John McIntire, Charles Bronson

Votes: 2,874

14. DreamKeeper (2003 TV Movie)

174 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.8
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In South Dakota, in an Indian reservation, an old storyteller Indian asks his grandson Shane, who is in trouble owing money to some bad guys, to take his old pony and him to Albuquerque to ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Barron | Stars: August Schellenberg, Eddie Spears, Gary Farmer, John Trudell

Votes: 1,154

15. War Party (1988)

R | 97 min | Action, Drama

6.3
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A group of re-enactors attempt to stage a hundred year anniversary battle between US Cavalry and Blackfeet Indians. Unfortunately racial hostilities and a real gun lead to some all too real... See full summary »

Director: Franc Roddam | Stars: Billy Wirth, Kevin Dillon, Tim Sampson, Jimmie Ray Weeks

Votes: 486 | Gross: $0.66M

16. Lakota Woman: Siege at Wounded Knee (1994 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.4
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Mary Crow Dog, daughter of a desperately poor Indian family in South Dakota, is swept up in the protests of the 1960s and becomes sensitized to the injustices that society inflicts on her ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Pierson | Stars: Charles Abourezk, Dave Bald Eagle, Lawrence Bayne, Edgar Bear Runner

Votes: 231

17. The Rez (1996–1997)

8.4
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Stars: Darrell Dennis, John L'Ecuyer, Ryan Rajendra Black, Jennifer Podemski

Votes: 55

18. Raven Hawk (1996 TV Movie)

R | 88 min | Action, Drama

6.3
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A Native-American woman, who was framed for the murders of her parents years before, returns to her reservation to seek revenge.

Director: Albert Pyun | Stars: Rachel McLish, John Enos III, Ed Lauter, Matt Clark

Votes: 752

19. The Business of Fancydancing (2002)

103 min | Drama, Music

6.9
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49 Metascore

Seymour Polatkin is a successful, gay Native American poet from Spokane who confronts his past when he returns to his childhood home on the reservation to attend the funeral of a dear ... See full summary »

Director: Sherman Alexie | Stars: Evan Adams, Michelle St. John, Gene Tagaban, Swil Kanim

Votes: 460 | Gross: $0.17M

20. The Animals (1970)

R | 86 min | Western

3.3
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A woman tracks down the three men who raped her, helped by an Apache.

Director: Ron Joy | Stars: Michele Carey, Henry Silva, Keenan Wynn, John Anderson

Votes: 251

21. The Doe Boy (2001)

85 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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A Cherokee boy is a haemophiliac in a culture obsessed with blood identity.

Director: Randy Redroad | Stars: James Duval, Kevin Anderson, Andrew J. Ferchland, Jeri Arredondo

Votes: 239

22. Prey (2006 Video Game)

M | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.8
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Cherokee Tommy (Domassi) must rescue his girlfriend and grandfather from the clutches of an Alien spaceship orbiting earth.

Director: Chris Rhinehart | Stars: Michael Greyeyes, Crystle Lightning, John William Galt, Lee Ernst

Votes: 774

23. Spirit Rider (1993 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Family

7.1
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Jesse Threebears is a troubled Native-American teen who has been tossed from one foster home to the next since his mother died when he was an infant. Finally, he is taken in by his ... See full summary »

Director: Michael J.F. Scott | Stars: Herbie Barnes, Michelle St. John, Tom Jackson, Gordon Tootoosis

Votes: 87

24. Alarming (Video)

Comedy, Fantasy, Horror | Completed

For college student Josie Kane, it starts as a simple internship: to shadow a group of high-tech land surveyors as they make their first foray into an ancient wilderness. Assisted by ... See full summary »

Director: Ryan Nicholson | Stars: Havana Guppy, Mary Galloway, Matt O'Mahoney, Rob Guthrie

25. Naturally Native (1998)

PG-13 | 107 min | Drama

6.5
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Three Native American sisters (Red-Horse, Bedard, Guerrero) decide to try to sell a line of cosmetics they call Naturally Native, based on old tribal remedies, only to have to fight an ... See full summary »

Directors: Jennifer Wynne Farmer, Valerie Red-Horse | Stars: Valerie Red-Horse, Yvonne Russo, Irene Bedard, Kimberly Guerrero

Votes: 103 | Gross: $0.01M

26. Hiawatha (1988 TV Movie)

50 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.4
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Stars: Noga Bernstein, Ben Brennan, Ron Haddrick, Scott Higgins

Votes: 37

27. Disney's Animated Storybook: Pocahontas (1995 Video Game)

Drama, Family, History

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Interactive storybook game based on of Disney's Pocahontas (1995). Follow the story from the animated movie or play four simple mini-games such as archery, hide and seek and placing animals in their habitat.

Stars: Irene Bedard, Corey Burton, David Ogden Stiers, Frank Welker

28. Run, Broken Yet Brave (2009)

93 min | Drama, Family

6.4
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RUN, is the story of Ashley, a sixteen-year old teenager with a chip on her shoulder. She is sent by her mom to spend a month of her summer holidays with her grandparents on the family farm... See full summary »

Director: Tom Simes | Stars: Ariel Yurach, Joseph Naytowhow, Julie Janzen, Krystle Pederson

Votes: 23

29. Young Pocahontas Interactive Storybook (1995 Video Game)

K-A | Animation, Adventure, Family

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Interactive storybook based on the cartoon short "Young Pocahontas (1997)". The storybook is narrated by the lady bear from the cartoon and features a simple puzzle, interactive illustrations, songs from the short and the short itself.

Star: Mona Marshall